[SATLUG] create home directory for an ldap user

Kernel Architect kernel.architect at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 08:35:09 CST 2012


Well that was the second option lol...not the smb.conf way but editing the
PAM config...

E

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 8:30 AM, <rabie at rabie.net> wrote:

>
>
> Thanks Kernel, I read it last night, we don't use NFS for home
> directory.
>
> I guess I found the way to do it, by editing the smb.conf
> file and add the users I want to a group and that will generate
> automatically a home directory for that user after the first
> login.
>
> Rabie K
>
> On 01.03.2012 07:22, Kernel Architect wrote:
> > This
> should help you out....
> >
> >
> http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/tips0410.html
> >
> > E
> >
> > On Thu,
> Mar 1, 2012 at 8:09 AM, wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I m working on a
> centos box where I have to create some linux users with
> >> their home
> directory, but of course when I use useradd it tells me that the
> >> user
> exists, of course it's an ldap user, I tried to do usermod but the
> >>
> error that the user doesn't exist in /etc/passwd so how can I convert
> the
> >> ldap user to a unix/linux user where the user can have its own
> home
> >> directory and shell ( basically an entry in /etc/passwd and
> /etc/shadow )
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >>
> >> Rabie K
> >>
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